Life Science Venture Market

Pitch and Award

The Summit provides the opportunity for startups to showcase their ideas and business concepts to an expert jury and the conference audience. Take your opportunity to get to know already successful startup founders and key opinion leaders in Digital, MedTech, and Pharma during our networking breaks. Moreover, the best pitch will be awarded 1,000 € in each category: Digital, MedTech, and Pharma.

Awarded teams are automatically entitled to pitch their idea as an Entrepreneur in Global Health in Berlin at the World Health Summit, October 27 – 29, 2019*. The World Health Summit brings together more than 2,400 decision-makers and representatives from the entire spectrum of health-related fields and industries from more than 100 countries.

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on originality, financial need, and impact.

Applying startups should provide a short overview of their prospective business model.
Proposals are to be made using the application form. By submitting this application I confirm that I took note of data protection information (Datenschutzhinweis) of Stiftung Charité.

Deadline: May 19, 2019

Candidates will be contacted shortly afterward and will get final input for the pitch event.


Take your chance and present your idea and business concept in front of an expert audience. Connect with business representatives and possible collaboration partners from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Berlin Institute of Health as well as our speakers. Get access to the Berlin Innovation Ecosystem with its experts from science, industry, and politics.

Winning teams will be awarded in the afternoon of June 18, 2019, in the auditorium.

Key Information

•    Application via online form from April 8, 2019
•    Deadline: May 19, 2019
•    Jury session: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
•    Pitching contest: June 17 – 18, 2019
•    World Health Summit, October 27 – 29, 2019
•    Location: Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jägerstraße 22/23, 10117 Berlin

For further information please contact:
Marvin Stolz via email stolz(at) or phone +49.30.450 570 576

Please note:
* The participation of the winning teams in the World Health Summit, October 27 – 29, 2019 is free of charge, travel expenses will be reimbursed.